DinoFightsNoobMember0 XPSep-15-2013 4:14 AM
Welcome, ladies and gentleman, to my daily DinoFight. I always appreciate my loyal readers, but for those of you who are new, every day I pit two of the most formidable dinosaurs to ever exist against one another in a fight to the death (most of the time).
Medium division, quarter finals, fight 26: Yutyrannus vs Yangchuanosaurus
InGen File: Yangchuanosaurus
Code Name: Yangchu
Also Known As: Metriacanthosaurus
Danger Level: Very dangerous
Height: 15 feet
Length: 36 feet
Weight: 6 tons
Speed: 29 mph
Weapons: Bite, hatchet jaw function, speed, size, claws
Description: Yangchuanosaurus is one of InGen's first dinosaurs created. It was for many years known as Metriacanthosaurus due to a labeling error but the mistake was corrected in 2001. Yangchuanosaurus lives on both Isla Nublar and Isla Sorna where it competes with Allosaurus, its close cousin, for food. It is slightly heavier and stronger than Allosaurus and has a more powerful bite force. It cannot, however, jump as high or run as fast as Allosaurus. Due to its more ground based life its enclosure will not have a roof like those of other allosaurs. They hunt in small packs of up to eight members when handling large prey but they can and occasionally do hunt in solitude. Yangchuanosaurus is identifiable by its distinct coloring which is normally a series of vertical bright yellow stripes that begin on its tail and fade to orange near the middle if its back before turning an orangish red up its neck and ending on its eye crests in a bright crimson color. Aside from the stripes Yangchuanosaurus is a light olive tone with a whitish underbelly and alpha females have large scarlet circles with black stripes in them around their eyes. Females are usually slightly larger than males and lead packs. The largest ever recorded was a female about 36.5 feet long and 6.25 tons, though larger specimens are reported.
Like other allosaurs Yangchuanosaurus can use its jaw two ways: in a typical biting fashion that tears off flesh or in a strange maneuver that is done by dislocating the lower jaw and using its powerful neck muscles to bring its upper jaw down with a force of 4.5 tons per square inch. They use the latter tactic to break the vertebrae of very large prey like Diplodocus when they jump on it, while the other is used by larger pack members to tear large chunks off of their prey's underside or flank. Yangchuanosaurus has a large cerebrum for a theropod and this makes it a very deadly threat to humans because it will be capable of forming complex plans and recognizing the danger they pose.
Despite their potential danger, Mr. Hammond has requested they be featured in the new park as a middle popularity attraction and capture is set to begin on April 9th, 2011 with three being requested for capture.
InGen File: Yutyrannus
Code Name: Yuty
Danger Level: Potentially very dangerous
Height: 13 feet
Length: 30 feet
Weight: 2 tons
Speed: ~30 mph
Description: Yutyrannus is a tyrannosaur that lives in caves in the mountainous regions of Isla Sorna. They live and hunt in families of up to five members and they eat what they can, be it carrion, rats, small dinosaurs, large dinosaurs or eggs. Juveniles are covered in pure white downy feathers from snout to tail, including their legs and head, allowing them to blend in with the snowy mountains they live in. Females are also all white or pale grey but have black feet, black arms, a black nose and blue tipped eye crests.
Males are more colorful, having white or light grey feathers, a grey or black snout, grey or black legs and hands and blue crests to impress females, along with small rows of tiny blue studs along their snouts.
Their three fingered arms are a primitive features for a tyrannosaur but it serves then well, their powerful arms holding their prey in place while they bite it.
Interestingly, they enjoy swimming and cleaning themselves in the springs of the mountains, likely to keep blood and dirt from giving away their hiding positions when hunting. Pterosaurs that dwell in the mountains like Ornithocheirus or "Ornithocheirus" buenzeli and Troodon are their only major threat, preying on juveniles and frequently escaping before the parents can attack.
Yutyrannus, despite their large size, can run very fast with their long and powerful legs, capable of running over 25 miles per hour.
Females can get around 30 feet in length, stand 13 feet tall and weigh around 2 tons in weight while males are slightly smaller.
Their 2015 exhibit will be surrounded by thick plexiglass and will feature 5 or more trained Yutyrannus, with their habitat being kept at cool temperatures in the arctic house. Their habitat will consist of a cave, a heated 200,000 gallon pool, a waterfall flowing into the pool and snow. They will be groomed daily and perform bi-weakly in shows.
At the highest point on the Isla Sorna mountains, a Yangchuanosaurus sees snow for the first time during the dead of winter. The allosaur looks at the white powdery snow and walks through it, his scaly skin ice cold from the wind and snow. He walks around tunnels at the top of the mountain, passing sleeping Troodon. He eventually comes to a bright opening at the end of the tunnel, seeing the light snow falling outside. He walks out to see a Yutyrannus standing still, facing away from him. Her long downy feathers billow in the wind and she turns to the Yangchuanosaurus.
He stares at the strange dinosaur. She has the same white coat of feathers and blue eyes and crests that the dinosaur who killed his mother did when they were crossing the mountains. He remembers his mother had bitten the attacking dinosaur in the arm and mangled it while he ran for his life, barely escaping a huge Troodon pack by crawling in a hole near the base of the mountain.
The Yangchuanosaurus looks and sees the Yutyrannus' arm is mangled.
He stares at the Yutyrannus and doesn't blink, not sure what to do. But she solves his dilemma for him. She steps towards him and he involuntarily takes a step back. Knowing he fears her, she does a mock charge and he falls, scrambling away in desperation. Delighted that he's such a cowardly opponent, she decides she's hungry.
The Yangchuanosaurus, while scared, is bigger than her. He's still a fairly young adult, only about fourteen, but he already measures 33 feet. The Yutyrannus is on the older side and measures only 30 feet from head to tail. He stands and realizes he is bigger than her. Suddenly, he's more confident with this fight, not only knowing that he's bigger but knowing that she's old and not as fast as she used to be.
He growls and lowers himself, circling around her. She lets her eyes follow him until he gets to the side of her, then she turns and starts circling as well. The Yangchuanosaurus takes the upper hand early on, dashing and coming from beneath his opponent. His teeth almost slash her throat open but she jerks back, suffering a bite to the lower jaw instead.
She tries to roar but finds her jaws are held shut by him. He stands up all the way and forces her head back. The Yutyrannus moves back to escape but the Yangchuanosaurus wrenches her to the side. She may be old, but she decides to show her skill. With a deep growl, she pushes his head down a little and stabs her claws into one of his eyes.
The Yangchuanosaurus lets go with a yelp and makes a mistake in doing so. The Yutyrannus headbutts him in the neck and he roars but she cuts it off with a bite to the snout. He pulls up and she has to stand on her tip toes to keep holding on. With a simple kick he knocks the unbalanced Yutyrannus over, dislodging her teeth from his snout.
Using his size, the Yangchuanosaurus shoves the Yutyrannus over as soon as she stands. The older tyrannosaur roars at him and he roars back as she stands. Once again he charges to ram her over but she dodges, sending him flying past her. The allosaur almost runs right off the cliff but stops, looking down the mountain to see a nearly 200 foot drop into the clouds below, then god knows what after that. He turns around and sees the Yutyrannus running towards him, she stops short when he turns around, knowing that he would dodge her attack with his sharp reflexes. She lowers herself and glares at the Yangchuanosaurus, her teeth bared and growling. The Yangchuanosaurus roars and charges, the Yutyrannus roars and they meet.
Using his superior size, the Yangchuanosaurus uses his immense power to shove the Yutyrannus back, but she isn't a fair fighter. She bites his arm and yanks it off, his blood spurting into the snow from the wound. When he roars and rears up, the Yutyrannus kicks the snow aside, digging into the dirt. When the Yangchuanosaurus drops back down, his eyes full of rage, the Yutyrannus kicks the dirt and snow into his eyes.
The Yangchuanosaurus growls and shakes his head. The Yutyrannus runs at him and tries to bite his neck, but he ducks and bites her chest. His teeth tear into her and she roars before delivering a devastating bite of her own to his back just above his neck. The Yangchuanosaurus lets go of her chest, moving his head up and chopping her in the neck, making her spasm and let go. Her vertebrae is cracked and when the Yutyrannus stands, she's twitching uncontrollably.
The Yangchuanosaurus runs forward with a fearsome roar and shoulder rams the Yutyrannus. The feathered tyrant falls and tumbles across the ground. Fighting with what she has left, she kicks up at the Yangchuanosaurus and fractures his jaw. When he stumbles back she stands on shaky legs, but by then he has recovered. Once again he charges the Yutyrannus and she closes her eyes knowing the end is coming because she's too fatigued to jump away. Despite this, she makes a desperate attempt at a jump and fails, getting slammed into the ground. The Yangchuanosaurus stands over the Yutyrannus in the snow and looks at the hopeless tyrannosaur, feeling pitty as she whimpers. He stands for minutes, his foot on her chest, contemplating his choice. With a growl, he lets her go and leaves without another word.
The Yangchuanosaurus walks through the tunnels and crevices, heading to the Northern part of the island for the first time with his mother in mind.
Size and power gave Yangchuanosaurus the edge. I think that's enough for Yangchuanosaurus to defeat the gracile and smaller Yutyrannus, not to mention it had two bite functions, more devastating teeth, a more powerful bite and almost every other advantage possible.
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